Altmeyer Home Stores

Vendor Routing Instructions

Last Updated January 17, 2017

Phone : 724-468-3434

FAX: 724-468-3233

e-mail: altmeyertraffic@bedbathhome.com

• Vendors assuming the cost of shipping merchandise to Altmeyer Home Stores may use a shipping method of their own choosing.

• All shipments weighing 199 pounds or less are to be shipped via UPS Ground, Freight Collect : Please call us at (724) 468-3434 for our UPS account number, if needed.

• All shipments containing cartons over 5,184 cubic inches must be shipped collect using our indicated common carrier by state.

• All UNPALLETIZED (FLOORLOAD) shipments with a weight between 200 and 7500 pounds (inclusive) AND less than 12 linear feet of truck space must be shipped COLLECT via our indicated common carrier by state. All shipments over 7500 pounds or 12 linear feet, see below*

• All PALLETIZED shipments between 1 and 4 pallets must be shipped COLLECT via our indicated common carrier by state. All shipments over 4 pallets, see below*

• Vendors shipping from Canada should ship freight collect via Central Transport: 586-467-1900 opt 1 or email pickup@centraltransport.com

• Please refer to this page frequently as our guidelines are subject to change.

Failure to comply with routing instructions will result in a chargeback of 25% of the total shipping charges plus the difference in charges between the correct method and the method used.

IMPORTANT: Vendors must contact Altmeyer's Traffic Department for:

o *unpalletized shipments with a weight greater than 7500 pounds OR taking up more truck space than 12 linear feet.

o *palletized shipments greater than 4 pallets

· For routing instructions, please find the routing group for the state from which you are shipping in the table below. Vendors whose geographical location or traffic issues are not covered under the above instructions must contact Altmeyer's Traffic Department for specific routing instructions; please use the contact information found at the beginning of this guide.

State

Routing Group

State

Routing Group

Alabama

1

Arizona

1

Arkansas

1

California

1

Colorado

1

Connecticut

1

Delaware

4

District of Columbia

1

Florida

1

Georgia

1

Illinois

1

Indiana

1

Iowa

1

Kansas

1

Kentucky

1

Maine

1

Maryland

4

Massachusetts

1

Michigan

1

Minnesota

1

Mississippi

1

Missouri

1

Nebraska

1

Nevada

1

New Hampshire

1

New Jersey

5

New Mexico

1

New York

1

North Carolina

3

Ohio

1

Oklahoma

1

Oregon

1

Pennsylvania

2

Rhode Island

1

South Carolina

1

Tennessee

1

Texas

1

Utah

1

Vermont

1

Virginia

4

Washington

1

West Virginia

1

Wisconsin

1

Routing Group 1

For routing: Please contact Vicki Brewer or Laura Cummings at altmeyertraffic@bedbathhome.com. Or 724-468-3434 .

Any shipment over 4 pallets: Vendor must contact Altmeyer’s Traffic Dept. for specific instructions.

Routing Group 2: Pennsylvania

• Please ship freight collect via our selected carrier PITTSBURGH FAYETTE EXPRESS 800-242-1441.

Any shipment over 4 pallets: Vendor must contact Altmeyer’s Traffic Dept. for specific instructions.

Routing Group 3: North Carolina

• If goods are Class 92.5 or lower: please ship freight collect via our selected carrier OLD DOMINION FREIGHT LINE : 800-432-6335.

• If goods are Class 100 to 200: please ship freight collect via our selected carrier UPS FREIGHT : 800-333-7400.

• If goods are Class 250: please ship freight collect via our selected carrier WARD TRUCKING: 800-458-3625

• If goods are Class 300 or higher: please ship freight collect via our selected carrier OLD DOMINION FREIGHT LINE: 800-432-6335

• If goods are mixed class: use the class with the greatest weight for routing.

Any shipments over 4 pallets: Vendor must contact Altmeyer’s Traffic Dept. for specific instructions.

Routing Group 4: Maryland, Delaware and Virginia

· Please ship freight collect via our selected carrier WARD TRUCKING: 1-800-458-3625.

· Merchandise must be palletized and number of pallets must be noted on the bill of lading.

· Any shipments over 4 pallets: Vendor must contact Altmeyer’s Traffic Dept. for specific instructions.

· PLEASE NOTE : All Vendors Straight Bill of Lading MUST list the carton count in the handling unit column and the number of pallets in the body of the bill.

Routing Group 5: New Jersey

* Please ship freight collect via our selected carrier, New Penn : 1-800-945-7441

· Merchandise must be palletized and number of pallets must be noted on the bill of lading.

· Any shipments over 4 pallets: Vendor must contact Altmeyer’s Traffic Dept. for specific instructions.

· PLEASE NOTE : All Vendors Straight Bill of Lading MUST list the carton count in the handling unit column and the number of pallets in the body of the bill.




· Vendor Shipping Managers: Please reference this page frequently as our guidelines are subject to change.

PLEASE NOTE: Failure to comply with routing instructions will result in a chargeback of 25% of the total shipping charges plus the difference in charges between the correct method and incorrect method used.

Altmeyer Home Stores

Phone : 724-468-3434

FAX: 724-468-3233

e-mail: altmeyertraffic@bedbathhome.com